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Graduate benefits

At Job Corps, we will make sure you have the tools and resources you need in order to earn from what you learn. Here’s how:

Job Search Assistance

Work with our center staff to connect with employers.

Transition Allowance

Receive an allowance after graduation to help with the first few months of housing and living costs and transportation.

Career Counseling

Meet with our on-site career counselors to search for jobs, prepare for interviews and plan your career next steps.

Relocation Counseling

Speak with our counselors for tips and advice on moving to a new city for a job.

Advanced Training Opportunities

Build on your basic career training and keep strengthening your skills in the industry of your choice. Talk to your center staff for more information about an Advanced Training opportunity near you.

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Real stories

Job Corps works. But don’t just take our word for it. Check out a few of our graduate success stories.

Ricky Avatar
Solar Landscape
Ricky had no clue that his time at Job Corps would come to an end due to a global pandemic, but he also didn’t know he would end up working at a top solar installation company in New Jersey, Solar Landscape, making $65 an hour.
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Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Information Technology
Growing up in Ogden, Utah, Thaddaeus had always known about the Clearfield Job Corps Center, but never understood the impact of the program until he experienced it for himself. Before joining Job Corps at the age of 22, Thaddaeus held down a variety of odd jobs: a teacher’s assistant, customer service representative at Home Depot, and lastly a caretaker for an elderly veteran.
Kaylyn Avatar
Pandora Castleton
Finance and Business
After graduating from high school and attending University of Indianapolis for a while, Kaylyn decided college wasn’t the best fit. She started working in retail, but Kaylyn didn’t see herself moving up, working a job with little to no growth opportunity. She was also looking to move out of her mother’s house and needed more income to be financially independent. Kaylyn was looking for a better future.
Success starts here

When it comes time to get a job, our staff will make sure you are connected with local employers. Lyndon B. Johnson Job Corps grads have been hired by:


  • Nantahala National Forest
  • Southwestern Community College
  • Western Carolina University
  • Macon County School System
  • Macon County NC Works Career Center
  • Southwestern Commission – Workforce Development Board
  • Town of Franklin, NC
  • Macon County Government
  • Macon Program for Progress
  • Adams and Associates
  • United States Armed Forces
  • Drake Enterprises
  • Drake Software
  • Lowes
  • Ingles Markets
  • Walmart
  • Hights org
  • High Hampton Resort
  • Highland Falls Country Club
  • First Bank
  • Nami
  • Top Priority Mental Health Services
  • Meridian Behavioral Health
  • Franklin, NC Chamber of Commerce
  • Rotary Club of Franklin-Daybreak
  • International Union of Painters and Allied Trades
  • International Masonry Institute
  • Streets of Franklin Heritage Association
  • Cowee School Arts and Heritage Association
  • Grandview Manor
  • Macon County Public Library
  • Franklin High School
  • West Macon Fire Department
  • Servexo Security
  • Global Force Temp Services
  • Gossett and Ward Optometrist
  • Sherwin-Williams Paint
  • Manna Food Bank